Get them to listen. Get them to act.
When you are serious about impacting public opinion or winning a campaign...let three decades of experience work for you.
When your audience can change the law
A long-term relationship with the media can only be achieved through a straight-forward and honest approach.
Quick answers are usually not the correct answers. When you need a team to dig in, you can count on us to make your issue OUR issue.
Policymakers and news media need more than spin...they want facts and supporting evidence. We believe in sound research and supporting data to make your point. We have the expertise to present even the most complex findings into simple and easy-to-understand reports.
When the public's opinion matters.
Whether in crisis management or brand enhancement, when you need help communicating your message to the public, we have the skills and the battle-tested experience you need to make a difference.
When trying to persuade the public, you often need a multi-media strategy designed to reach different targets at different times and in different ways. We have direct extensive experience in changing – or harnessing – public opinion to meet our clients’ needs.
When the public votes.
- Local races: partisan and non-partisan
- State Legislative races: House and Senate
- Ballot Initiatives/Referenda: Local and Statewide
- Statewide races: Cabinet and Gubernatorial
Steven J. Vancore is the President of VancoreJones Communications. He received his Bachelor’sdegree in Business and his Master’s degree in Marketing Communications from the Florida State University.
Beginning in the mid 1980’s, Mr. Vancore has been deeply involved in scores of political campaigns throughout the state. Additionally, he ran a statewide polling and political research center for over a dozen years while overseeing literally hundreds of polling and political research projects during that time. For the past decade, he has continued his work in general consulting, polling, and focus group research as well as public relations and government affairs projects throughout the nation. In addition to teaching media selection and application at the Florida State University’s Masters of Applied American Politics & Policy (MAAPP) program, he is a frequent guest lecturer on the subject of Florida politics and political research.
Andrew Jones is a partner at VancoreJones Communications, Inc. and has been the managing partner since its creation. He received his B.A. from and conducted post-graduate work at the Florida State University.
As the managing partner, Mr. Jones serves as the director of operations and service delivery. He has served as general consultant, key advisor and media buyer in dozens of local and state legislative campaigns in Florida.
Screven Watson is a partner at VancoreJones Communications, Inc. He has a B.A. Degree from Southern Methodist University and a J.D. from Nova Southeastern School of Law in 1992.
Mr. Watson began his political career in south Florida (where he lived for five years) and has served as general consultant in a number of high profile Democratic elections since 1990. He also served as the Democratic Senate Victory Caucus Director for two cycles and as the Executive Director of the Florida Democratic Party from 1999 to 2001. In private practice, Mr. Watson continued working in and around Democratic campaigns and Florida politics until joining the firm in 2009. In his current capacity, Watson serves as senior campaign strategist for a wide array of clients.